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  • B I O T E C H N O L O G Y A N D L I F E S C I E N C E S

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  • RANKED 4 T H AMONG 125 WORLD REGIONS FOR “ WORLD KNOW LEDGE COMPETITIVENESS”

    Robert Huggins Associates, 2003

    H O M E TO O V E R 7 0 B I O T E C H N O L O G Y A N D L I F E S C I E N C E S R E L AT E D C O M P A N I E S E M P L O Y I N G O V E R 7, 0 0 0 W O R K E R S

    HOM E TO S H A R P MIN D S , DIS C O V E RIE S A N D S TAT E- OF-T H E- A RT R E S E A R C H FA CILI T IE S A N D E DUC AT ION A L INS T I T U T IONS :

    C E N T E R FOR E LEC TRONI C IM A GING S Y S T E MS

    COR N E LL A GRI C U LT U R E A N D FO OD T EC H NOLO G Y PA R K

    IN FOTONI C S T EC H NOLO G Y C E N T E R

    RO C H E S T E R INS T I T U T E OF T EC H NOLO G Y

    U NI V E R S I T Y OF RO C H E S T E R M E DI C A L C E N T E R

    OU T S TA N DING QU A LI T Y OF LIFE — ON E OF T E N BE S T CI T IE S TO R A IS E A FA MILY A N D VA C AT ION Child Magazine, 2003; Money Magazine, 2002

    R A N K E D A M O N G T H E T O P 4 0 U . S . B I O T E C H L O C A T I O N S

    Business Facilities: The Location Advisor, 2003

    R A N K E D 1 S T F O R U T I L I T Y P AT E N T S I S S U E D TO C O M P A N I E S O R I N D I V I D U A L S P E R 1 , 0 0 0 W O R K E R S

    Metropolitan New Economy Index, 2003

    R A N K E D 3 R D F O R N U M B E R O F C O L L E G E G R A D U A T E S W I T H L I F E S C I E N C E D E G R E E S P E R C A P I T A

    U.S. Department of Education, 2001

  • WHAT’S THE LATEST DISCOVERY IN

    BIOTECHNOLOGY AND LIFE SCIENCES?

    THE GREATER ROCHESTER

    NEW YORK REGION.

  • R E G I O N A L O V E R V I E W . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

    U N I V E R S I T Y O F R O C H E S T E R M E D I C A L C E N T E R . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

    R O C H E S T E R I N S T I T U T E O F T E C H N O L O G Y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

    I N F O T O N I C S T E C H N O L O G Y C E N T E R . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 3

    C E N T E R F O R E L E C T R O N I C I M A G I N G S Y S T E M S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 3

    C O R N E L L A G R I C U L T U R E A N D F O O D T E C H N O L O G Y P A R K . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 4

    N A T I O N A L I N D U S T R Y T R E N D S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 5

    I N C E N T I V E S A N D F I N A N C I N G . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 7

    T O P R E G I O N A L B I O T E C H N O L O G Y / L I F E S C I E N C E S C O M P A N I E S . . . . . . . . . 1 8

    R E G I O N A L B I O T E C H N O L O G Y / L I F E S C I E N C E S W E B S I T E S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 4

    W H A T ’ S I N S I D E

    I f you're searching for a perfect location to

    conduct research, c l inical t r ials and advanced

    biotechnology manufacturing, look no fur ther.

    Home to state-of-the-ar t research

    faci l i t ies and educational inst i tut ions, a high level

    of innovation and entrepreneurial spir i t ,

    an outstanding qual i ty of l i fe and numerous tax benefits

    for biotechnology and l i fe sciences companies —

    discover for yourself why the

    Greater Rochester New York Region is ideal for you.

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    Ranked 3rd for number of college graduates with Life Science degrees per capita

    U.S. Department of Education, 2001

    Ranked among the Top 40 U.S. Biotech Locations Business Facilities: The Location Advisor, 2003

    The study identified the best locations for biotechnology, life sciences, and pharmaceutical companies.

    Ranked among America’s 50 Hottest Cities for Business Expansions and Relocations Expansion Management, 2004

    Seventy of the industry’s most prominent site selection consultants were surveyed to rank 50 of the most attractive cities for business expansion or relocation among 370 metro areas.

    Home to over 70 Biotechnology and Life Sciences industry related firms that employ over 7,000 workers in the region

    Top Biotechnology and Life Sciences Firms: Bausch & Lomb; Biophan Technologies, Inc.; Celltech Pharmaceuticals Inc., the U.S. headquarters of a leading European biotechnology company; Genencor International, Inc.; Getinge USA Inc.; Integrated Nano-Technologies; Eastman Kodak Company Health Imaging; Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, a Johnson & Johnson company; STS duoTEK, Inc.; and VirtualScopics LLC.

    Relative Industry Size: Industry strength within metropolitan areas is measured by a location quotient (LQ) index. Rochester’s LQ for the Biotechnology and Life Sciences Industry is 1.0, meaning industry employment matched the U.S. average of 1.0. Yet, Medical Equipment and Supplies, a sub-sector, has an LQ of 2.3, indicating employment is more than twice as large as the U.S. average.

    Ease of Access to Key Markets: Daily non-stop flights of less than one hour to Washington-Baltimore, New York-New Jersey, Boston and Philadelphia.

    Various research centers and institutes support university-business partnerships and R&D activities.

    University Commitment to Biotechnology

    • Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) established the first biotechnology Bachelor’s program in the U.S. in 1983 and continues to be a national model. RIT also recently introduced new Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree programs in bioinformatics, and is building a new 38,000 square foot Center for Biotechnology Education and Training. The $12 million facility is being built with $8 million in funding from New York State.

    • In 2002, the University of Rochester received a $30 million New York State grant to support space and start-up capital for emerging biotech firms. This is part of a ten-year, $550 million initiative to dramatically expand medical research.

    A N E M E R G I N G B I OT E C H N O LO G Y A N D LI F E S C I E N C E S I N D U S T R Y H U B

    G R E A T E R R O C H E S T E R

  • Ranked 5th for Overall Innovation Capacity among 50 U.S. metro areas Metropolitan New Economy Index, 2001

    Overall Innovation Capacity Criteria: 1. Jobs in high-tech industries 2. Degrees granted in science and engineering 3. Number of patents 4. Academic research and development funding 5. Venture capital invested

    Ranked #1 for utility patents issued to companies or individuals per 1,000 workers Metropolitan New Economy Index, 2003

    New York State consistently ranks among the top three states for venture capital investments in the U.S. American Electronics Association, Cyberstates, 2001

    Ranked 4th among 125 world regions for “World Knowledge Competitiveness” Robert Huggins Associates, 2003

    U N I V E R S I T Y R E S E A R C H A N D D E V E LO P M E N T

    University of Rochester Research: In fiscal 2003, the University of Rochester attracted $308.1 million in research grants, up 22% from $252.7 million a year ago. Of the 2003 amount, the University of Rochester Medical Center attracted $202.5 million of those research grants.

    University of Rochester, 2004

    The University of Rochester ranked among the top 10% of national research universities for annual Research and Development expenditures National Science Foundation, 2000

    University of Rochester ranked among the top three universities nationwide, based on the impact of its patents MIT Technology Review: TR University Technology Scorecard, 2003

    University of Rochester ranked 6th in Licensing Revenue among U.S. academic institutions Association of University Technology Managers, 2003

    At $42 million, the University of Rochester ranked among the top academic institutions in the nation in earning revenue from the research of university scientists and engineers during FY 2002.

    Rochester Institute of Technology: With over 15,000 students, 360 degree programs and 30 research laboratories and centers, RIT has significantly grown its research in areas of excellence including Imaging Science, Microsystems and Sustainable Design. This increase of over 300% in five years provides a growing capability to the Biotechnology and Life Sciences community.

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    REGIONAL

    OVERVIEW

    A L E A D E R I N D I S C O V E R Y A N D I N N O VAT I O N

    N E W Y O R K R E G I O N

  • E M P LOY M E N T • BIOT EC H NOLO GY A N D LIFE S CIE NC E S • 20 02

    Greater NAICS Industry Rochester

    3254 Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing 430 54171 R&D in Physical, Engineering and Life Sciences 606 33451 Medical and Control Instruments 2,470 33911 Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing 2,940 62151 Medical and Diagnostic Labs 730

    Total 7,176 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics/NYDOL

    LO C AT ION QUOT IE N T • 20 02

    Location NAICS Industry Quotient

    3254 Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing 0.4 54171 R&D in Physical, Engineering and Life Sciences 0.3 33451 Medical and Control Instruments 1.3 33911 Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing 2.3 62151 Me